The city's location is on Interstate 40, as well as its position on the old Route 66, make it a frequent pit stop for travelers passing through on their way to more exotic destinations. The city is also a major gateway to the Grand Canyon.
Williams and Forest Service Visitor Center, 200 W. Railroad Ave., ☎ +1 928 635-4061. Summer: 8AM-6:30PM; Fall, winter and spring: 8AM-5PM. Free.
Located 35 miles west of Flagstaff on I-40 and 1 hour south of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Amtrak's daily Southwest Chief line between Chicago and Los Angeles stops in Williams. The westbound train arrives at 10:33PM and the eastbound train arrives at 5:20AM. This stop has no ticket office and no Quik-Trak ticket machine so tickets must be purchased at another station or online.
Silver Spur Tours, ☎ +1 928 226-7212, . Shuttle service to and from Flagstaff, Williams, Sedona, Grand Canyon, Elephant Rock Golf Course in all new Mercedes built Sprinter Vans. Luxury, comfort and extra large viewing windows. Water, soda and snacks always included. Guided tours to Grand Canyon, Sedona, Indian Ruins, Wine tastings in the Verde Valley.
Cruiser's Cafe 66 (Bar and Grill), 233 W. Route 66, ☎ 9286352445, . Cruiser's Cafe 66 is a classic 50's and 60's style diner located in the heart of downtown Williams, Arizona.
Doc Holliday's, 950 N. Grand Canyon Blvd. (in the Holiday Inn), ☎ +1 928 635-4797, . Daily 6:30AM-10AM and 4PM-9:30PM. Prime rib, hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, barbeque, home cooking, pastas, and burgers.$8-30.
Rosa's Cantina for Mexican
Pine Country great home made pies and food.
Pancho's for Mexican food.
Twisters 50's Soda Fountain for the best burgers/steaks on Route 66
Grand Canyon Hotel, 145 West Route 66, ☎ ''+1'' 928-635-1419 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Oldest hotel in Arizona, since January 1891. A lovely place, right in the middle of Williams. A worthwhile stop on the way to the Grand Canyon or a base to explore it.dorms from $20.
Canyon Motel and RV Park, 1900 E. Rodeo Road (Exit I-40 @ #165 South to Rodeo Rd.), ☎ 1-800-482-3955 (email@example.com), . A 1940's Route 66 Motor Court with 18 Flagstone Rooms,Two 1929 Caboose Train Car Suites, Three 1950's Pullman Grand Canyon Train Car Suites, 47 Full Service VIP RV Sites, 6 Tent Camp Sites. Sits on rolling pine covered hills in the Kibab National Forest. Has WIFI, Laundry, Showers, BBQ's, Indoor Pool, FireRing. AAA $50+.
Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast (In Williams AZ), 1129 Stockmens Rd (On Hwy. 40), ☎ 888-635-2488, . Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast, located in the historic mountain town of Williams, at the base of Bill Williams Mountain, is the closest B and B to the Grand Canyon. It is located less than an hour away from the Canyon by car.$130-$215.
The Grand Canyon/Williams KOA Journey, 5333 State Highway 64 Williams, AZ 86046 (From Williams: Take Exit 165 off I-40. Head north on Grand Canyon Hwy (SR 64) about 5 miles. KOA on left. From Grand Canyon: Head south on SR 64 about 40 miles. KOA on right. From Flagstaff: Take I-40 WB to Exit 165. Head north on Grand Canyon Hwy (SR 64) about 5 miles. KOA on left.). ===Splurge=== * Wild West Junction, 321 E. Route 66, ☎ ‘’+1’’ 928-635-4512 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . checkin: 3PM; checkout: 11AM. $68/80 (October 1-May15/May16-September 30). $68/80 (October 1-May15/May16-September 30).
Holiday Inn, 950 N. Grand Canyon Blvd., ☎ ‘’+1’’ 928-635-4114 (email@example.com), . checkin: 12PM; checkout: 11AM. $81-145.
The Lodge on Route 66, 200 E. Route 66, ☎ ‘’+1’’ 928-635-4534 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: ‘’+1’’ 928-635-4011), . $59-89/79-139 (Basic rooms/Suites).